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  1. Radiation Incidents: Multimedia Library
    1. Radiation Triage, Treat, and Transport System (RTR) after a Nuclear Detonation: Venues for the Medical Response
    2. Damage Zones after a Nuclear Detonation: Idealized Map
    3. Time Sequenced Size of Dangerous Fallout Zone and 0.01 R/Hour Boundary After a Hypothetical 10kT Nuclear Detonation at Ground Level
    4. Identify Types of Radiation Incident
    5. Three Phases of the Response to an RDD or IND
    6. Thermal skin burns: Example after nuclear blast
    7. Nuclear Explosion: Mushroom Cloud
    8. Approximate Prompt and Delayed Fallout Effects from a 10 kT Detonation - Illustration
    9. How Energy Is Dispersed after Nuclear Explosion: Approximate
    10. Zones of Damage after Nuclear Explosion: Generalized
    11. Estimated fallout pattern from nuclear air burst
    12. Factors That Affect Fallout
    13. Fallout: Relative Rate Decline of Radioactivity after Nuclear Explosion
    14. How blast injuries cause trauma
    15. Flash Blindness
    16. Retinal Burn
    17. How Buildings Provide Shielding from a Nuclear Explosion
    18. How Nuclear Explosions Affect Dwellings: Examples
    19. Size of the Incident and Potential Affected Areas
    20. Video: Nuclear Detonation Effects
    21. Video: Nuclear Detonation Fallout
    22. Video: Demonstration of the Rapidly Shrinking Dangerous Fallout Zone after an IND Detonation
    23. Recovery Continuum Timelines and Tasks - Illustration
    24. RDD: Radioactive Dispersal from an Experimental RDD Explosion
    25. RDD: Diagram of Hypothetical Dispersal Possibilities
    26. RDD: Diagram of Recommended Protective Action Zones after a Hypothetical RDD Explosion
    27. Selecting a safe room after an IND detonation
    28. Key Public Messages after an Improvised Nuclear Device Detonation - Illustration
  2. Radiation Basics: Multimedia Library
    1. PPE Image Gallery: Dermal Protective Equipment - Civilian
    2. PPE Image Gallery: Respiratory Protective Equipment - Civilian
    3. PPE Image Gallery: Dermal Protective Equipment - Military
    4. PPE Image Gallery: Respiratory Protective Equipment - Military
    5. Dose Rate Effect of Radiation Exposure - Illustration
    6. Types of Ionizing Radiation and Shielding Required - Illustration
    7. Radiation Shielding - Illustration
    8. Beta and Gamma Radiation - Animation
    9. Neutron - Illustration
    10. Becquerel - Animation
    11. Electromagnetic Radiation: Ionizing and Non-ionizing
    12. Decay Rate/Half-Life of Radioisotopes - Illustrations
    13. Atomic Number and Atomic Mass
    14. Radiation Detection Devices
    15. Various Units of Dose - Animations
    16. Ionization - Animations
    17. Radiation Shielding - Animation
    18. Video: Radiation Survey Instruments
    19. Video: Radiological Dosimetry
    20. Video: Biological Effects of Radiation
    21. Video: Four types of ionizing radiation
    22. Video: Illustration of Fission
    23. Video: Time, Distance, Shielding
  3. Exposure (ARS): Multimedia Library
    1. Triage Category and Cytokine (G-CSF) Use after a Nuclear Detonation
    2. Exposure - Whole Body - Animation
    3. Exposure - Partial Body - Animation
    4. Types of Ionizing Radiation and Shielding Required - Illustration
    5. Radiation Shielding - Illustration
    6. Time to Onset of Vomiting and Dose - Illustration
    7. Lymphocyte Depletion Kinetics Graph - Illustration
    8. Radiation Effects on Blood Counts (1) - Illustration
    9. Radiation Effects on Blood Counts (2) - Illustration
    10. Radiation Effects on Blood Counts (3) - Illustration
    11. Chromosome Aberrations: Dicentric Chromosomes - Illustration
    12. Chromosome Aberrations: Dicentric Chromosomes - Illustration
    13. Conventional Lymphocyte Metaphase-Dicentric Assay - Illustration
    14. Scoring of Dicentrics
    15. Thermal skin burns: Example after nuclear blast
    16. Targeted Physical Examination Following a Nuclear Detonation
    17. White Cell Growth Factors/Cytokines
    18. Simulated RED on Skin Illustrating Dose Attenuation
    19. Radiation Shielding - Animation
    20. Hospital Approach to Patients Presenting after a Nuclear Detonation
    21. Video Tutorial: Manage 4 Subsyndromes of Acute Radiation Syndrome
    22. Video Tutorial: Dose Estimator for Exposure
    23. Video Tutorial: Exposure - Diagnose/Manage Acute Radiation Syndrome
    24. Video Tutorial: Nuclear Detonation Scarce Resources Triage Tool
    25. Video Tutorial: Time/Dose Effects in ARS
    26. Video Tutorial: Time Phases of Acute Radiation Syndrome
    27. Lethality as a Function of Dose and LD50/60 - Illustration
  4. Contamination/Decontamination: Multimedia Library
    1. PPE Image Gallery: Dermal Proutective Equipment - Civilian
    2. PPE Image Gallery: Respiratory Protective Equipment - Civilian
    3. PPE Image Gallery: Dermal Protective Equipment - Military
    4. PPE Image Gallery: Respiratory Protective Equipment - Military
    5. Contamination - Full Body - Animation
    6. External Contamination: Partial Body - Animation
    7. Internal Contamination via Respiratory Tract
    8. Internal Contamination via Digestive Tract
    9. Internal Contamination: via Radioactive Dust in Open Wounds - Animation
    10. Internal Exposure to Iodine-131 Through Ingestion - Illustration
    11. Incorporation of Radioactive Material into Cells and Organs - Illustration
    12. Use of Shower for External Decontamination - Illustration
    13. Decontamination Using Water from Fire Trucks
    14. Photos of Decontamination Facilities and Procedures
    15. Radiation Detection Devices
    16. Video: Pre-hospital Practices for Handling a Radiologically Contaminated Patient
    17. How to Perform a Survey for Radiation Contamination
    18. Prussian Blue
    19. Hospital Approach to Patients Presenting after a Nuclear Detonation
    20. Video: Decontamination & Dressdown at a Transportation Accident involving Radioactive Material
    21. Video Tutorial: Contamination - Diagnose/Manage
    22. Video: Radiation Survey Instruments
    23. Video: Radiological Dosimetry
  5. Radiation Safety: Multimedia Library
    1. Damage Zones after a Nuclear Detonation: Idealized Map
    2. Time Sequenced Size of Dangerous Fallout Zone and 0.01 R/Hour Boundary After a Hypothetical 10kT Nuclear Detonation at Ground Level
    3. Protective Actions and Protective Actions Guides
    4. Radiation Control Zones and Perimeters Recommended by Various Agencies for Responding to Radiological Emergencies
    5. Types of Ionizing Radiation and Shielding Required - Illustration
    6. Radiation Shielding - Illustration
    7. Becquerel - Animation
    8. Radiation Detection Devices
    9. Video: Pre-hospital Practices for Handling a Radiologically Contaminated Patient
    10. How to Perform a Survey for Radiation Contamination
    11. IAEA Recommendation for Generic Areas to be Established by First Responders
    12. National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) Radiation Protection Perimeter Guidelines
    13. Definition of Radiation Area Boundaries for Responding to a Radiological Dispersal Device (RDD)
    14. Approximate Prompt and Delayed Fallout Effects from a 10 kT Detonation - Illustration
    15. Zones of Damage after Nuclear Explosion: Generalized
    16. How Buildings Provide Shielding from a Nuclear Explosion
    17. Various Units of Dose - Animations
    18. Radiation Shielding - Animation
    19. Video: Decontamination & Dressdown at a Transportation Accident involving Radioactive Material
    20. Video: Demonstration of the Rapidly Shrinking Dangerous Fallout Zone after an IND Detonation
    21. RDD: Diagram of Recommended Protective Action Zones after a Hypothetical RDD Explosion
    22. Selecting a safe room after an IND detonation
    23. Key Public Messages after an Improvised Nuclear Device Detonation - Illustration
    24. Video: Radiation Survey Instruments
    25. Video: Radiological Dosimetry
    26. Radiation Dose Comparisons - Illustration
    27. Understanding Radioactive Materials Shipping Labels and Placards
    28. Video: Radioactive Material Shipping Packages
  6. Triage and Transport: Multimedia Library
    1. Radiation Triage, Treat, and Transport System (RTR) after a Nuclear Detonation: Venues for the Medical Response
    2. Triage Category and Cytokine (G-CSF) Use after a Nuclear Detonation
    3. START Adult Triage Algorithm
    4. JumpSTART Pediatric Triage Algorithm
    5. SALT Mass Casualty Triage Algorithm, Adapted for a Very Large Radiation Emergency
    6. Video: Pre-hospital Practices for Handling a Radiologically Contaminated Patient
    7. Hospital Approach to Patients Presenting after a Nuclear Detonation
    8. REAC/TS Algorithm for Triaging and Treating Patients Contaminated and/or Exposed to Radiation - Algorithm
    9. Video: Decontamination & Dressdown at a Transportation Accident involving Radioactive Material
  7. Video Library
    1. Video Tutorial: Mobile REMM App
    2. Video: Pre-hospital Practices for Handling a Radiologically Contaminated Patient
    3. Video: Decontamination & Dressdown at a Transportation Accident involving Radioactive Material
    4. Video: Nuclear Detonation Effects
    5. Video: Nuclear Detonation Fallout
    6. Video: Demonstration of the Rapidly Shrinking Dangerous Fallout Zone after an IND Detonation
    7. Video Tutorial: Manage 4 Subsyndromes of Acute Radiation Syndrome
    8. Video Tutorial: Dose Estimator for Exposure
    9. Video Tutorial: Exposure - Diagnose/Manage Acute Radiation Syndrome
    10. Video Tutorial: Nuclear Detonation Scarce Resources Triage Tool
    11. Video Tutorial: Time/Dose Effects in ARS
    12. Video Tutorial: Time Phases of Acute Radiation Syndrome
    13. Video Tutorial: Contamination - Diagnose/Manage
    14. 4 Types of Ionizing Radiation (YouTube - 3:04 minutes) (DOE/TEPP/MERRTT)
    15. Biological Effects of Radiation (YouTube - 2:48 minutes) (DOE/TEPP/MERRTT)
    16. Illustration of Fission (YouTube - 4 seconds) (DOE/TEPP/MERRTT)
    17. Radiological Basics (YouTube - 3:10 minutes) (DOE/TEPP/MERRTT)
    18. Time, Distance, and Shielding (YouTube - 2:15 minutes) (DOE/TEPP/MERRTT)
    19. Radiation Survey Instruments (YouTube - 8:51 minutes) (DOE/TEPP/MERRTT)
    20. Radiological Dosimetry (YouTube - 2:02 minutes) (DOE/TEPP/MERRTT)
    21. Emergency Response to Transportation Accidents Involving Radiation (YouTube - 18:18 minutes) (DOE/TEPP/MERRTT and DHS/FEMA) Video User's Guide (PDF - 547 KB)
    22. Pre-hospital Practices: Handling a Radiologically Contaminated Patient (YouTube - 12:00 minutes) (DOE/TEPP/MERRTT and DHS/FEMA) Video User's Guide (PDF - 696 KB)
    23. Decontamination & Dressdown for Radiation Transportation Accidents (YouTube - 15:59 minutes) (DOE/TEPP/MERRTT) Video User's Guide (PDF- 530 KB)
    24. Radioactive Material Shipping Packages (YouTube - 5:48 minutes) (DOE/TEPP/MERRTT)

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